Catholic Health Initiatives *Staff RN Emergency Livingston (Full-time Days) in LIVINGSTON, Texas

*Staff RN Emergency Livingston (Full-time Days)

Description

Position Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focusedmanner.

  • Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursingdiagnosis and goals,plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.

  • Consistently documentsin the patient and unit records according to written healthsystem standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.

  • Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including information on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, fall prevention, Diabetes,Disease Process, SmokingCessation, and Dischargeinstructions.

  • Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision –making, and ensuring patient safety.

  • Uses interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient population, participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomesmanagers and department.

  • Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the qualityand the effectiveness of nursing practice.

  • Assists in collecting qualitydata, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve qualitycare

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Licensure/Certification

  • Current Texas RN License

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (within 60 days of hire/transfer)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS or ENPC) (within 60 days of hire/transfer)

  • TNCC (within 18 months of hire/transfer into department)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Effective Communication

  • Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal

  • Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs

Experience

  • Does not require prior experience

Job Emergency Services

Primary Location TEXAS-LIVINGSTON-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LIVINGSTON

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1700000407